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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 11, Part D (2017)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding pre hospital care of burns among adults in NMCH, Nellore

Author(s)
V Rupa Saritha Reddy, Dadam Revathi and Dr. Arumugam Indira
Abstract

The study aims are to assess the knowledge regarding pre hospital care of burns among adults and to identify the relationship between the knowledge level and socio demographic variables of adults. The quantitative research approach and descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The study was conducted in Narayana medical college hospital.60 adults were selected by using simple random Sampling Technique. Semi structured Questionnaire method was used for collecting the information from samples. Data analysis done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The results revealed that 54(90%) adults had inadequate knowledge, 4(6.7%) adults had adequate knowledge and 2(3.3%) adults had adequate knowledge on pre hospital care of burns. The study concluded that a new beginning for record of knowledge regarding pre hospital care of burns among adults. This give a new learning experience for the investigator. The overall experience of conducting the study was satisfied. The result of present study shows that were was a great response from adults regarding pre hospital care of burns among adults. Adults socio demographic variables have shown Age, occupation, area of living, and source of information had significant association and gender, education, income, type of family had non significant association with the level of knowledge scores on pre hospital care of burns.
Pages: 221-224  |  549 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
V Rupa Saritha Reddy, Dadam Revathi, Dr. Arumugam Indira. A study to assess the knowledge regarding pre hospital care of burns among adults in NMCH, Nellore. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(11):221-224.
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